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believe that they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms. >> a smaller package. because you can't get a deal done in time? so of course, it's not the first time washington has kicked the can down the road. we know that. remember when we first heard about sequester, that bizarre word that is now part of the lexicon? it was august 2011 and the word sequester came out of the failed deal on the debt ceiling. then came the fiscal cliff, that was the next chance to prevent all of the cuts. washington punted, they said hey, three more months, we'll solve it then. nope. now three months is coming so guess what? they will punt again. you know what, thinking about it today, it reminded me a lot about this. ♪ put your little hand in mine ♪ put your little hand in mine ♪ put your little hand in mine ♪ there ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb ♪ >> that of course was "groundhog day." at least they had a good song. we have to listen to the terrible voices of people in washington. "outfront," michael waldman from nyu school of law, and michael medved, co
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in their paychecks because of this payroll tax. >> that is a real concern, right? so americans are continuing to feel the pain of the economic recovery being very slow. the bottom line is the bureau of economic analysis said the shrinking economy is a cause by a reduction in government spending. so the president is drying to say look we have to get stimulus into the economy. we need to get everyone back to work. that is caused by more spending not less spending. >> the democrats have proposed you cannot spend your way into prosperity. nor you can't tax people into prosperity. what you need to do is let the free markets take control. and basically in washington, d.c., we have bigger government. the president appointed 32 czars. what are those czars doing? >> czars is just a shortening of their actual title which is normally long in the federal government. i think that bureau of economic analysis saying that the cause of the shrink damage is due to the reduction in spending that's something we need to look at. >> we have reduced spending. >> talking about they are happy to hear the president talking ab
will be reached by the march 1 deadline. he urged congress to pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms to delay the sequester in a budget can replace it. >> the threat of massive automatic cuts have already started to affect businesses decisions. deep, indiscriminate cuts to things like education, training, energy, national security will cost our jobs. >> the president's budge set late again. democrats haven't done a budge net nearly four years. and none of them have aa plan to replace the sequester. the sooner we solve our spending problems, the sooner our jobs problem will go away as well. >> president obama says the proposals he offered boehner late last year during the talks over the fiscal cliff are still on the table now. >>> it was hot topic during presidential campaign. but a hot potato for some lawmakers. now immigration reform is taking center stage. steve handelsman joins from us capitol hill where the results of the november election left some republicans more open to overhauling the laws. >> reporter: maybe a lot more open. republicans up here on capitol hill in gr
raising tax rates? mr. obama makes news in his cbs interview. should scouting be open to gays? and byron pitts tells us how a killer once committed to a mental hospital got a permit by-to-buy 15 guns. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the f.b.i. has stormed an underground shelter today, shooting to death a kidnapper and freeing a five-year-old boy unharmed. the boy, whose first name is ethan, had been held for seven days outside midland city, alabama. the family allowed us to show you his picture. the police say that ethan was kidnapped last tuesday from a school bus by 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes who neighbors have described as belligerent. mark strassmann is on the scene with the breaking news tonight. mark? >> reporter: scott, here's what happened in the final minute. two muffled bangs could be heard behind me in the direction of the shelter. an ambulance that had been parked nearby since the start of the standoff raced up the hill. about a minute later, local deputies and f.b.i. agents were patting themselves on the
boehner says tax hikes are out of the question. >> every month with president obama kind of feels the same. high unemployment, rising prices, and more debt for our kids and our grandkids. >> reporter: speaker boehner says he does not want another temporary fix. some other republicans indicated they will let the automatic cuts take effect if there's no long-term agreement to reduce the deficit. both cuts would take a bite out of military and domestic spending programs including a 2% hit to medicare. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> on the "cbs moneywatch" now, overseas markets got a boost and postal problems. ashley morrison is here in new york with that and more. good morning, ashley. >> and good morning do you, anne-marie. well top official's resignation from the bank of japan spurred the market this morning. tokyo's nikkei jumped 3% to close out a four-year high while hong kong's hang sang sank half a percent. the dow shot up 99 points to close at 13,979 while the nasdaq gained 40 points. >>> the end of an era at the post office may be near. after losing $16 billion la
an approach that includes more tax revenue and spending cuts. but house speaker john boehner says tax hikes are out of the question. >> every month under president obama kind of feels the same high unemployment rising prices, and more debt for our kids and our grandkids. >> reporter: speaker boehner says he does not want another temporary fix. some house republicans have indicated they will let the automatic cuts take effect if there's no long-term agreement to reduce the deficit. both cuts would take a big bite out of military spending and domestic programs including a 2% hit to medicare. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> we're learning more about the dramatic rescue of that young alabama boy held hostage for a week. the boy identified only by his first name, ethan, celebrated his sixth birthday today. when the fbi stormed the bunker where he was held by his captive, the suspect opened fire. the suspect jimmy lee dykes was killed in that fire fight. dykes was accused of killing ethan's bus driver before kidnapping the boy and it appears he was
for more increases in tax rates. he said that in an interview with cbs news that was broadcast live before the super bowl. mr. obama signed a bill raising rates on higher-income americans last month but this is the first time that he's said that he doesn't intend to extend higher rates to more taxpayers. it's a change from the position that he's held for many months. >> we can't get this done unless we also ask the wealthiest households to pay higher taxes on their incomes above $250,000. >> pelley: that was mr. obama before the election and he made the same points in another way eight weeks ago. >> just to be clear: i'm not going to sign any package that somehow prevents the top rate from going up for folks at the top 2%. >> pelley: but last month he signed a stopgap compromise with congress that raised taxes on families making more than $450,000 a year. as the budget negotiations continue now, we wondered whether he would return to his goal of extending higher rates to families at that $250,000 level. are you through raising tax rates? >> well, i don't think the issue right now is raisin
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. twitter is not alone. other major u.s. companies are reporting cyber at tax. what's behind all of this? an expert coming up. >>> a man tasered right in front of buckingham palace. why police say they needed to stop him from reaching the gates. jenna: quick look for you now at some of the stories coming up new next hour including this one. the week really getting off to a snowy start for people across the midwest. we'll take a look where the latest blast is heading next. >>> also a big show of force as the united states and south korea kick off a new round of war games but there are rising concerns that north korea is preparing for a new nuclear test that has a lot of folks worried. >>> scientists say a skelton found under an english parking lot is indeed that of the king richard the iii. jon: what? jenna: come on. how they solved a 500-year-old mystery they say and what the remains may tell us how the ruler died. a parking lot. jon: what is he doing under there? huh. a frightening scene right right now side buckingham palace in london. guards were forced to use a taser to stop a guy ar
at 2:00 p.m. pacific. one would treat-mile-an-hour like alcohol and create a federal tax. the other end would end federal marijuana prohib his and let the states -- prohibition and let the states set their own policies and the growers would have to obtain a permit and it would be illegal to take marijuana to a state where it's illegal. i just wrapped up an interview with one of the group's members. we'll hear from him when i see you next. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:17. a director is reportedly eyeing the town of ridgefield, connecticut to make a film related to the sandy hook school masser is. richfield is about 20 miles -- massacre. litchfield is about 20 miles away -- richfield is about 20 miles away from sandy hook. this has upset a lot of richfield residents. town officials say they would reject filming permits for the project. but so far, the director has not contacted them. >>> five firefighters are in the hospital in baltimore. they were hurt last night battling this huge fire at a lumber company. witnesses say the firefighters were trying to evacuate the building
-niner headquarters. >> new budget scandal may brewing in sacramento tonight. come up. the new cal fire tax and why some lawmakers demand ago refund. >> plus our capitol correspondent reports on the indelicate language used by the governor in describing a campaign to steal california jobs. >> and lack at the process used by the meat industry to tenderize beef. not without tthere's this island -- and it's got super-cute kangaroos. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >> now abc 7 news. >> texas has come to the golden state trying to steal away our jobs. they are taking to the air wave with message to the governor and as annette explains, california's governor had a few choice words today when asked about this job coaching campaign. >> be a business is tough. but i hear building a business in california i
threw a curve ball yesterday by unveiling the alternative bill. it would impose the sales tax on gas in place of virginia's current gas tax. it would eliminate the sales tax hikes mcdonnell wanted. today is the deadline for legislation to win approval from either virginia's senate or the house of delegates. >>> you probably don't need a study to tell you this. this morning, we're getting the latest results of a survey showing we have the worst traffic in the country are. our transportation reporter adam tuss is breaking down the numbers and he'll have what researchers are saying about gridlock coming up at 5:45. >>> overheating batteries forced all 787 dreamliners to be grounded. now boeing is asking the faa to let it put some of the planes back in the air. boeing formally filed a request for test flights with the faa yesterday. they say they need to see if regular flight vibrations are causing overheating. last month dreamliner in japan and one in boston were forced to land after overheating issues on the batteries. >>> ravens fans are getting an early start to their tuesday. they'r
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.8%. >>> republicans say the latest offer is nothing new and means higher taxes. the president believes the cuts would hurt the economy and he's willing to settle for a short-term fix. >> if congress can't act immediately on a bigger package, if they can't get a bigger package done by the time the sequester is scheduled to go into effect, then i believe they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms that would delay the economic damaging effects of the sequester for faw more months until congress finds a way. >>> cbs political news director john dickerson. john, good morning. another deadline in washington, another proposal for a short-term fix without any specifics about how to do it and thousands of people facing job loss. is this about the president trying to gain the political upper hand? >> you sound tired of these skirmishes, norah. they've been going on for about two years. this is chapter 87 in a very dreary book. this is about both sides trying to gain leverage in this latest fight. what the president is trying to do what the republicans are try dochlgt put your
. in the meantime he wants a short-term fix of spending cuts and tax revenue. republicans, of course, are not happy with this strategy. one senator saying that the president needs to get serious about this pointing out that americans don't want anymore tax increases. >> it's a huge issue. dan lothian at the white house. thank you. >>> also at the white house today the president has been meeting with labor and business leaders to push his plans for comprehensive immigration reform. later this hour i'll speak with one of the people who are inside that meeting with the president, the goldman sachs ceo, lloyd blackfine. he'll be in "the situation room." we'll hear from a rising star, san antonio mayor, julio castro who came to discuss fixing immigration. all of that coming up. at the same time, the president was speaking to reporters at the white house. the republicans number two man in the house of representatives was in the middle of his speech debuting the republican party new message to voters. eric cantor gave our chief congressional correspondent dana bash a preview. listen to this. >> there's a
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march 1 to come up with a plan including tax reform and spending cuts. if the problem sounds familiar, it should. it's the same decision lawmakers faced in december deciding to push back the deadline to march 1 here we are again. if no deal is in place by then, auto in thic tax hikes and spending cuts will kick in. >> this economy is headed in the right direction ask will stay that way as long as there aren't any self inflekted wounds-Ñ;n. >> it's a lot of money. it's down nearly $1.1 trillion. at a peak of $1.4 trillion at the end of president bush's second term. experts say the deficit could drop by 2015. >> today, british parliament legalized same-sex marriage that7:ru:u&d allow couples to get married in both civil and religious ceremonies if instit yug as agree to it. it needs to pass a final vote next week. the u.s. military appears ready to extend benefits to same-sex partners of service members. a final decision has not been made on which benefits would be included. pentagon is likely to aallow the partners to have access to some programs. the pentagon repealed a ban on openly
a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms that would delay the economically damaging effects of the sequester for a few more months until congress finds a way to replace these cuts with a smarter solution. >> pelley: in an interview on sunday, we asked the president about all of this. we found out last week that the economy actually shrank in the last three months of last year. if the federal spending cuts that are on tap for march actually take effect, will that push the country into recession? >> i don't know if it will push the country into recession, but here's what we know. the reason that the economy shrank a little bit, despite the fact that housing is recovering, manufacturing is going strong, car sales are up-- you know, the truth is, is that, overall there were a lot of positive signs in the economy. the big problem was defense spending was cut 22%. that was the biggest drop in 40 years. it was very abrupt. washington cannot continually operate under a cloud of crisis. that freezes up consumers. it gets businesses worried. we can't afford these self- inflicted wound
eliminate the sales tax increase mcdonnell proposed. hundreds of millions of dollars in fee increases mcdonnell wants as well. today is the deadline for legislation to win approval from the senate or house of delegates. >>> a study that confirms what you probably already know. our region has some of the worst traffic in the country. we're breaking down the numbers for you in this new report as we speak. we'll tell what you researchers are saying about gridlock in a few minutes. >>> the city is hosting a super bowl parade downtown. the crew started setting up yesterday just as the team was returning from new orleans. that parade will begin at city hall and end at m&t bank stadium where the team will show off the lombardi trophy. if you can't make it, watch it on nbcwashington.com beginning at 10:45. >>> i bet you have to wear a lot of layers today. it's going to be cold again. >> let's check in with tom kierein. >> good morning. that snow that passed to our north is way up northeast of us into new england. this is the radar over the last 12 hours. getting a few sprinkles of l
.4%. >>> republicans say president obama's latest offer is nothing new and means higher taxes. the president believes the cuts would hurt the economy and he's willing to settle for a short term fix. >> if congress can't act immediately on a bigger package f they can't get a bigger package done by the time the sequester is scheduled to go into effect, then i believe they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms that would delay the economically damaging effects of the sequester for a few more months until congress finds a way. >> cbs news political director john dickerson is in washington, john good morning. >> good morning, norah. >> another deadline in washington, another proposal for a short term fix without any specifics about how to do it and a bunch of people, thousands of people facing job losses. is this about the president trying to gain the political upper hand? >> you sound tired of these skirmishes norah? they've been going on two years this is chapter 87 in a dreary book. this is both sides trying to gain leverage. they're trying to put
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to take effect the 1st of march. the president called today for a limited package of spending cuts and tax reforms to avoid the deadline. republican speaker of the house john boehner rejected that, saying republicans want a bigger agreement on a long-term deficit reduction plan. the white house also announced today president obama will be going to israel this spring for the first time since taking office. israeli media say he's due to arrive march 20th, though the white house would not confirm any of the travel dates. >>> we are learning much more tonight about the breaking story we brought you here last night. the dramatic rescue of a 5-year-old boy after a standoff in alabama that lasted almost a week. nbc's gabe gutierrez is with us tonight from midland city, alabama. gabe, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. today ethan's mother broke her silence. in a written statement she said, i woke up this morning to the most beautiful sight, my sweet boy. i can't describe how incredible it is to hold him again. at the hospital today, there were no signs of the ordeal young ethan, seen
the area, but tourism, trade and oil have given the city a strong economic foothold. sales tax collections are up 15 percent in the last two years, six percent higher than before katrina. louisiana is one of only six states with more people employed now than before the great recession, and new orleans is the fastest growing city in america. >> bruce godfrey loves the idea of the city's first post katrina super bowl but says they don't need a football game here to tell them what they already know. >> everything has been rebuilt. our lives have been restored. and we are just looking towards the future. >> if you are going to use the iconic new orleans streetcars as a symbol consider this, construction on another line begins next year an 87 percent of the riders are locals. mostly on their way to work, scott, or to school. >> pelley: nice story jim. tell me what does being on this national stage mean for the folks in this town. >> reporter: i think bruce godfrey a mechanic says it best we have been recovering for a couple of years, it is only because of all of the focus on the city because of
taxes sensible regulations and fair legal system are just the thing to get your business moving to texas. >> a lot of work left to do. but i would take california any day. >> and in addition to those ads, texas even has a website with steps to take for businesses wanting to make a move. >>> 4:49. california is dropping algebra for 8th graders part of a move towards what's called the common core curriculum. most states have already adopted it eliminating the current requirement for 8th graders to take algebra one but they still can if they want to or they can opt for an alternative course that's a little easier. >>> cities in california have banned medical marijuana dispensaries. >> now they are waiting on a ruling about how far state law can go to protect the right to do business. the state supreme court will hear arguments today on whether local governments can ban the dispensaries. right now about 200 cities and counties ban medical marijuana dispensaries. about 3 dozen are right here in the bay area. >>> it is 4:49. accused of being qui
: republicans argue democrats have no plan for replacing the sequester beyond eliminating tax breaks for corporate jet owners and oil companies. >> these aren't real solutions, mr. president. they're poll tested gimmicks. >> reporter: the cuts were originally supposed to kick in last month, but a last-minute deal pushed them off for two months. the president is meeting at this hour with labor leaders later this afternoon with business leaders and the subject, norah and charlie, is sure to come up. >> nancy cordes thanks. >>> meantime house majority leader eric cantor will be outlining a new agenda for his party today calling for change. he wants republicans to focus more on issues like education and health care and spend less time talking about the deficit. congressman cantor is with us this morning. >> good morning. >> you've got a big speech today asking the republican party to change. is this about tone or ideology? >> what this is about is about making sure that we can express why we're doing what we're doing. we believe very strongly obviously in things lik
on tuesday urged congress to act. >> they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms that would delay economically damaging effect of the sequester for a few more months. >> reporter: if you think of it as a t-bone stake, the sequester is like a butcher's knife, lobbing off a big piece. republicans want to avoid the cuts but dismissed the president's proposed solution outright. the white house has made other news this week, saying the president will head to israel for the first time for the first time since taking office this spring, savannah. he is scheduled to arrive there, but the white house won't confirm the exact date. >>> chuck todd joins us now. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> we have known for a while the u.s. government has authorized strikes against american citizens believed to be al qaeda leaders. what we learn in this memo is the legal justification for that. some are concerned about how expansive the power is that the administration gives to itself. how much of a political problem is this for the president? >> you put these po
. police say dykes shot poland tuesday when he stormed this bus and demanded child hoss tax. 22 escaped. robby bachelor is also a school bus driver. >> he laid down his life for the kids on that bus. >> reporter: children will return to school today for the first time since the shooting. we've also learned ethan could spend his birthday as a hostage. he turned 6 on wednesday. >> he's been involved in other hostage and standoff situations. john, good morning. they've now been in the bunker for seven days. this poor boy might spend his birthday there. he's 6 years old. there are good signs, though, about the fact that he's being cared for. >> the good thing is you've got the time where you develop what they call stockholm syndrome where the captor and captive start to bond. you can see that when he asks for coloring books, crayons, medication to come in. he's trying to provide for this boy. as time goes on, that bond should inkreechls it also happens with the negotiators. there's going to be a primary negotiator who started this conversation and a backup negotiator and ore over the days t
.5% sales tax to gasoline and eliminate a 17 cent gasoline tax and scrap the governor's sales tax increase. >> in alabama community can breath a sigh of relief after a week long stand off comes to an end. a five year old boy is reunited with his family and his captor is dead. sarah simmons is back. >> good morning. officials say they raided the bunker where 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes was holding the boy after negotiations deteriorated. dykes was killed. but officers have not said if he was killed or killed himself. the boy is said to be doing well. officials say his safety always remained top priority. >> i have visited with ethan. he is doing fine. he's laughing, joking, playing, eating. things that you would expect a normal 5 to 6 year old young man to do. >> let me explain something to you about this little boy. very special child. he's been through a lot. he's endured a lot. by the grace of god, he's okay. >> ethan turns 6 years old tomorrow and dykes took the boy off of his school bus after killing the driver. that driver 66-year-old charles poland junior has been hailed a hero. offi
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